Tour Highlights : Topkapi Palace Museum-Harem, City Wall Cons, Chora Church, Suleymaniye Mosque
Pick up & Drop off from hotel or from the Istanbul cruise port. You will visit the following sights with an experienced and licensed professional guide with this tour.
A boutique tour with a max. of 14 participants
Topkapi Palace & Harem : An extensive tour of the residance of the legendary Ottoman Sultans,now coverted info a museum.it consists of several exhibition halls as the Treasury,the porcelain section.The armory and the rooms devoted to holy relics. You will enjoy your delicious lunch a quaint local restaurant.
City Walls Constantinople : Initially built by Constantine the Great,the wall surrounded the new city on all sides,protecting it against attack from boat sea and land.As the city fell from sheer forforce of Ottoman forces on 29 May 1453after a 6 week siege.
The Chora Church : (Kariye Muzesi) was originally build as part of monastery complex outside the wall of Constantinople,to the south of the Golden Horn.Its Fabolous Byzantine mosaics,is set apart from the other major sight in the nort-wesern corner of Old istanbul.
Suleymaniye Mosque : Was build on the order of Sultan Süleyman (Süleyman the Magnificent) was fortunate to be able to draw on the talents of the architectural genius of Mimar Sinan The construction work began in 1550 and the mosque was finished in 1558.
* A nice lunch will be served in a quaint local restaurant.
** Kariye (St.Savior in Chora) Museum closed on Wednesday;replaced with Panorama 1453 Museum.
Closed : Hagia Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays and replaced with the Topkapi Palace complex and residence of the Ottoman Sultans
What is Included in tour ?
Hotel Pick-up & drop-off - by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches.
Entrance Fees mentioned by the itineraries.
Professional Licenced Tour Guide.
Lunch (drinks not included)
Services Charges & Local Taxes.
What is Excluded in tour?
Drinks at lunch
Tips and gratuities
P.S : Free Pick-up & drop-off service are available only from the hotels located in the city center.
You will be informed for cost for pick-up & drop-off service from the hotels located out of the center.
Discounts : Please Mail us us for Group Booking discounts or for questions.